Junior Associate

Role purpose
Responsible for assisting with the preparation of monthly financial analysis reports, developing, and maintaining department budgets and generating cost reports. The successful candidate will also collect pertinent information for third party audits, oversee financial reporting and operations and will be the first point
of contact for accounting issues.
Main Duties & Accountabilities:
  • Prepare accounting related entries to numerous registers, journals, and logs
  • Develops strategies for resolving complex client problems.
  • Support accounts payable activities to ensure accuracy and timeliness of invoice creation and entry
  • Perform monthly bank settlements
  • Regularly maintain detailed reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts
  • Provide detailed analyses and explanations of all transactions
  • Review client practices within an assigned area of responsibility and refer possible problems and solutions to team leader quickly
  • Keep team manager informed of progress
  • Monitor own time against budget and inform team Supervisor of potential variances on a timely basis
  • Take ownership of personal career development (e.g. actively contribute to setting objectives)
  • Assess own performance, seek and incorporate feedback from supervisors and team members
  • Proactively suggest ways to improve own performance/approach to work and client service delivery.
  • Develop understanding of service offerings within and across lines of service to identify opportunities to meet client needs
  • Demonstrate awareness of firm’s risk management policies and procedures by identifying independence and conflict issues to team supervisor and/or in-charge, and consult with them when variances to standard practices are encountered
  • Any other task reasonably assigned to the staff member and within their skill set
Educational Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy/Accounting Technology/Management Accounting or any related courses
  • Non-CPA Professionals
  • 1-2 years’ experience in accounting or related field is a plus
  • Experience in using QuickBooks is a plus
  • Proficient in Word and Excel
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Keen to details and can work under pressure